28th Annual History Makers Award Dinner

Thursday, October 7, 2021
Heinz History Center

Presented by

2021 BNY Mellon Logo
Citizens Bank


Heinz Endowments Logo

    Anne Lewis, Board Chair
    & Oxford Development

2021 UPMC logo
2021 UPMC Health Plan logo

Gold Sponsors

Bognar and Company

Buchanan Ingersoll Rooney logo  The Buncher Company Logo      84 Lumber logo

Federated Hermes logo  Highmark logo   Howard Hanna Real Estate Service logo  IBEW logo

MSA logo   Pittsburgh Foundation logo   Steelers logo

Virtual Sponsor

The History Makers Award Dinner honors distinguished individuals with Western Pennsylvanian roots for their exceptional contributions to the region, the nation and the world.

Learn more about how you can support the 2021 History Makers Award Dinner and celebrate the 2021 awardees here. Please contact Angela Gaitaniella at 412-454-6405 or amgaitaniella@heinzhistorycenter.org for further information.

Tickets for this event are no longer available, but donations are welcome. All contributions benefit the educational programs and services of the Heinz History Center.

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Health & Safety at the History Makers Award Dinner

We look forward to welcoming you on Thursday, Oct. 7 to the 28th Annual History Makers Award Dinner. For the safety of our honorees, staff, and guests, we ask that all attendees be fully vaccinated. Please note that masks are required throughout the evening, except while at the cocktail reception and while seated at your formal dining table.  We thank you in advance.

For more information on health and safety procedures at the History Center, click here: Your Health & Safety – COVID-19.

We suggest using these three parking areas** near the Heinz History Center in Pittsburgh’s historic Strip District.

  • 11th and Smallman Street Lot: Cost of parking varies based on demand and special events in Downtown Pittsburgh (History Center members receive a discounted $5 parking rate, year-round). Click here to view rates.
  • Convention Center Garage: Click here to view rates.
  • Grant Street Transportation Center Garage: Click here to view rates. Located at the confluence of 11th Street, Liberty Avenue, Penn Avenue & 12th Street.

**Please note: parking rates and availability are subject to change. The History Center does not own or manage these lots

2021 Honorees

Thaddeus Mosley


Thaddeus Mosley

Art Rooney Jr.


Arthur J. Rooney, Jr.
Vice President, Pittsburgh Steelers
Member, Pittsburgh Steelers Board of Directors

Anne Lewis


Anne Lewis
Board Chair, Oxford Development Company

Mascaro Family


The Mascaro Family
John C. (Jack) Mascaro, Founder *passed in July 2020
John C. Mascaro, Jr., President and CEO
Jeffrey M. Mascaro, Executive Vice President and COO
Michael R. Mascaro, Executive Vice President and CCO
Mascaro Construction Company

Maxwell King


Maxwell King
Past President, The Heinz Endowments and The Pittsburgh Foundation

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